For decades, Big Pharma has raised drug prices with impunity. Here in Indiana, the average annual cost of prescription drug treatment increased 57.8% between 2012 and 2017, while the annual income for Hoosiers only increased 10%. Prescription drugs don’t work if patients can’t afford them.

To Auburn and Garrett for cooperating to help their communities win selection as one of Indiana’s first six Rural Opportunity Zones.

As students transition to a new experience entering the high school, West Noble is now offering some upperclassmen mentors to help freshman make the shift.

As an elderly disabled Hoosier Vietnam war vet with combat PTSD and chronic pain, my treatment is legally restricted to addictive opiates and dangerous psychotropics like Prozac. Those are both dangerously addictive, harm my liver, burn my stomach and clog my bowels.

High fives to everyone involved with the planting and upkeep of flowers on public and private property here in northeast Indiana. The vibrant colors add beauty to our parks, business areas and neighborhoods and give everyone an emotional lift.

To everyone who worked to bring the Moving Wall — a replica of the Vietnam memorial wall — to Rome City to inspire local citizens and encourage them to remember the sacrifices of our soldiers. 

“If we could only be more like Seattle ...” How often have you heard that comment from city leaders, Chamber of commerce spokesmen and other economic development officials? They conjure up images of highly paid millennials living in expensive downtown condos and freely spending their disposa…

Last week Indianapolis announced they would no longer provide tax abatements to companies paying any worker less than $18 an hour. This welcome news coincided with announcements by Kansas City and Austin to suspend tax incentives. Perhaps the incentive fiasco surrounding the Amazon and Foxco…

Late last month, President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a two-year budget deal that suspends the debt ceiling, and will raise federal spending $320 billion over amounts agreed to during the Obama years.

The global economy is clearly slowing. China is likely in a recession, though their publicly available data is hard to believe. There was even evidence last week of a liquidity crisis emerging between their banks. China is hardly a democracy that must suffer the ignominy of publicly availabl…

Congratulations to the state winners of the Elks essay contest about "What Makes You Proud of America?"